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Hurricane Sandy Drops 3-5 Feet of Snow!

October 31, 2012; 9:11 AM ET

The updated snow totals for Hurricane Sandy are shown below this map of snow depth, estimated by satellite:

The map shows 40-50 inches, and it's possible that much snow fell at some of the highest (unpopulated) summits, but as far as measurements, or even estimates from ski resorts, the top amounts are between 2 and 3 feet:


Mount LeConte, TN: 34.0"
Clayton, WV: 33.0"
Redhouse, MD: 29.0"
Haywood County, NC: 24.0"
Norton, VA: 24.0"
Payne Gap, KY: 14.0"
Champion, PA: 13.0"
Buladean, NC: 8.0"
Bellefontaine, OH: 3.5"


Snowshoe, WV: 36"
Wisp, MD: 36"
Seven Springs, PA: 28"
Beech Mountain, NC: 22"

You can read other incredible stats from Hurricane Sandy on yesterday's blog. Here are some examples of photos from West Virginia's snow:

Sandy in West Virginia

Photos and videos of the damage done by Sandy will be updated through the day.

Storified by Accu Weather · Tue, Oct 30 2012 07:43:06

Photos and videos of the damage done by Sandy will be updated through the day.
Snow accumulation in Richwood, WV. #wvsandy #sandy #wvwx Cc @charleywest @WSAZKari @WOWK13News James
More photos from the storm:
Photos: Hurricane Sandy Floods New York City, New JerseyPhotos: Hurricane Sandy Floods New York City, New Jersey October 29, 2012; 11:30 AM [ View the story "Photos: Sandy Floods New York City,...
Keyser, WV is snowy this morning. Photo from Cookie Shackleford #blizzard #Sandy Auglis
SNOW!!! It's about to get CRAZY here in Elkins, WV! Live stream: Timmer
Another #snow picture from Elkins, WV! #blizzard #hurricanesandy Timmer

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